USA calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran

Should the talks be held on January 9, it would be the first such dialogue since a vice-ministerial meeting in December 2015. "But if it does, we must bring even tougher measures to bear against the North Korean regime". "... (W) e hear reports that ... More..

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USA suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

USA suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan

Pakistan has pushed back strongly at Trump's intemperate language, raising concerns that to row could undermine Islamabad's support for United States operations in Afghanistan. So, this action should not c...More..

East Coast blizzard cancels dozens of flights in sunny Los Angeles
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

East Coast blizzard cancels dozens of flights in sunny Los Angeles

It says full refunds will be allowed on tickets issued for travel to or from NY between January 4 and 6. However, after being diverted to Dulles, several passengers on Aerolineas Argentinas Flight 1300 from...More..

Afghanistan: 15 Killed, 20 Others Wounded in Massive Blast in Kabul's Banaee
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Afghanistan: 15 Killed, 20 Others Wounded in Massive Blast in Kabul's Banaee

Police force members were also among those killed in the attack, eyewitnesses said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the deadly blast. While Afghan forces backed by USA air strikes have claimed some...More..

Metro Detroit Weather: Wind Chills to 30 below!
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Metro Detroit Weather: Wind Chills to 30 below!

A Wind Chill Warning means there is the potential for a combination of very cold air and wind to create dangerously low wind chill values. Streamlines of snow will be focalized in the primary snow belt. Win...More..

Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

Corfman was forced to take a leave of absence from her job until after the election, resulting in lost wages and further economic damages capable of being measured in money in an amount to be proven at trial. N...More..

Sightseeing balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor city killing one United States tourist
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Sightseeing balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor city killing one United States tourist

The health ministry identified the dead person as a 36-year-old woman. One tourist killed and twelve injured. "I feel lucky to have walked out of this traumatic experience, a scary freak accident", she wrote....More..

Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Spirit Airlines Passenger
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Spirit Airlines Passenger

The complaint alleges that the 22-year-old woman fell asleep during the Wednesday flight and awoke "to [his] hand in her trousers and noticed that her trousers and shirt were unbuttoned". Ramamoorthy was arrest...More..

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups

Environmental Audit Committee chair Mary Creagh said: "The UK throws away 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups every year; enough to circle the planet five and a half times". "The committee has recognised that t...More..

Nitin Patel wins the 'battle of prestige' within BJP
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Nitin Patel wins the 'battle of prestige' within BJP

He had a busy day yesterday with strong Patidar leaders including Lalji Patel of the Sardar Patel Group and Hardik Patel extending their support to him. The purported wooing has come in the backdrop of rumours ...More..

Film superstar Rajinikanth casts himself as India's saviour from corruption
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Film superstar Rajinikanth casts himself as India's saviour from corruption

Much water has flown under the bridge since 1996 when his television interviews endorsing the then Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam-Tamil Maanila Congress alliance and his open bashing of Jayalalithaa , calling her "...More..

Travel story: A flight from New Zealand made it
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Travel story: A flight from New Zealand made it

The anomaly was all too much for some people to cope with. The incredible time traveling flight was pointed out by the flight tracking website Flightradar24's Twitter account. The anomaly was noticed by an Am...More..

No winning ticket sends Powerball jackpot soaring to $440 million
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

No winning ticket sends Powerball jackpot soaring to $440 million

Powerball tickets are sold in 44 U.S. states, and Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The winning numbers for the Saturday, December 30th Powerball drawing are 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and ...More..

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $363 million
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $363 million

On Saturday night, no one matched all six Powerball numbers, sending Wednesday's drawing to $440 million. The cash option is about $225 million. Powerball players can win $1 million by matching five numbers...More..

Donald Trump Responds To Utah Senator Orrin Hatch's Retirement
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Donald Trump Responds To Utah Senator Orrin Hatch's Retirement

He is also the second-longest serving senator in the US history. Hatch chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committee and was a major force in getting a tax overhaul through Congress and signed into law in Dece...More..

Oil hits highest since mid-2015, then dips
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Oil hits highest since mid-2015, then dips

Brent rose 0.6% to $67.29 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange at 7.16am local time. "Iran is one of the biggest Middle Eastern members of Opec [Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Cou...More..

16 hurt, 4 seriously, in Bronx fire
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

16 hurt, 4 seriously, in Bronx fire

She was getting ready for work when she smelled smoke. One resident escaped the burning building with his three young children. The blaze quickly swept from the family's apartment through the five-story bui...More..

School Delays Due to Cold Weather
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

School Delays Due to Cold Weather

The cancellation also includes all extracurricular activities. "I don't expect any more delays, but I think it depends on what the weather does", said Wake schools spokeswoman Lisa Luten. The Wake County Pu...More..

USA service member killed in combat in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

USA service member killed in combat in Afghanistan

USA forces have been backing the Afghan military in its fight against an Islamic State affiliate that has gained a foothold in eastern Afghanistan . It said two of the wounded were in stable condition and the ...More..

Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus faces long absence with knee ligament injury
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus faces long absence with knee ligament injury

In the first half of the 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park, the Brazil No.9 went down after twisting his left knee awkwardly when stretching for the ball. Mild MCL injuries tend to heal within three to six weeks but mo...More..